Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu said IPOB will hold a referendum on the sovereign state of Biafra on February 16, the date set aside by the INEC for presidential and National Assembly elections.
In a statement by the spokesman for IPOB, Emma Powerful, Nnamdi Kanu said the group would come out with the modalities for the referendum in a few days time.
The statement read in part
“We wish to announce officially to the people of Biafra both home and in the Diaspora, friends of Biafra and lovers of freedom that our supreme leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is currently in London to join his family and see his child he hadn’t seen because of his illegal detention.
He will also discuss with IPOB top family members in London to finalize the way forward for the Biafra referendum that will hold on February 16, 2019.
“Kanu is currently meeting with IPOB high command in Europe to perfect plans for the referendum which will go side by side with the February 16 presidential poll.”